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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there was a 30 per cent increase in the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the African Region in the past week. WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, disclosed this in the COVID-19 Situation Report posted on its official Twitter account @WHOAFRO on Thursday. The external situation report number …

Germany’s health minister said developing a vaccine for the coronavirus could take “years”, after Donald Trump predicted it could be achieved by the end of 2020. “I would be delighted if it was possible to achieve this in a few months,” Jens Spahn said late Sunday on ARD television. “But it can also take years …

PRESS RELEASE THE Nigerian Senate has announced the decision by Distinguished Senators to contribute 50 percent of their salaries to the efforts to respond to the spread and treatment of Corona virus in Nigeria. The acting spokesman of the Senate, Senator Godiya Akwashiki, announced the decision through a statement on Monday. “After due consultations following …

Togo on Friday confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus after a 42-year-old woman tested positive following her return from a trip to Benin, Germany, France and Turkey.  The presidency in the West African nation of eight million people said the patient, who lives in the capital Lome with her family, was “currently isolated …

The management of Lagos Airport Hotel Limited, Ikeja, says the Italian alleged to have brought the coronavirus into the country did not sleep in its hotel. There had been media reports that the Italian, who was on a business trip to Lafarge Plc, had lodged at the hotel in Lagos. But the Managing Director of …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The Lagos state house of assembly this morning is restricting the entrance into the assembly complex over the corona virus scare. The was discovered when our correspondence visited the complex. According to the security men at the gate, they said the restriction was an Order by the leadership of the house following the …

Press Release Nigeria’s main opposition party, PDP, has blamed the country’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, for the coronavirus that has now been detected in the country. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the Nigerian government in the early hours of Friday confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the country. It was detected in an Italian who recently …

  The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and reported it to the Federal Ministry of Health. The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be reported in Nigeria since the outbreak in China in January 2020.    The case …

A Sao Paulo resident who recently travelled to Italy has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Brazil’s Health Ministry said, in the first confirmed case in South America on Wednesday. “The case of coronavirus has been confirmed. “The test carried out by the Instituto Adolfo Lutz came back with a positive result “ Thus, Brazil …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The senate , this morning through its committee on health headed by DR Ibrahim oloriiegbe went on an on the spot assessment at the Muritala international airport Lagos According to sen oloriegbe, the visit was necessary following the rapid way the virus across the world. The senator took town his twitter handle to …